Paddlefest Registration Registration for the 2017 Paddlefest on June 24 has begun for the 13K kayak float/race which begins at Pepper Branch Park and ends at the VFW. Onsite registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. The cost is $25 for the race or $20 for the float. Save $5 when you sign up online before June 17 at www.kidsofthecommunity.com. All participants in the float/ race will be in a drawing for a new Jackson Riviera Kayak.